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Muslims Kills 91 More Muslims In Pakistan

From those defenders of the faith at the Associated Press:

Car bomb kills 91 in Pakistani city of Peshawar

By Riaz Khan, Associated Press Writer

PESHAWAR, Pakistan – A car bomb struck a busy market in northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing 91 people — mostly women and children — as visiting Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pledged U.S. support for Islamabad’s campaign against Islamic militants.

More than 200 people were wounded in the blast in the main northwestern city of Peshawar, the deadliest in a surge of attacks by suspected insurgents this month. The government blamed militants seeking to avenge an army offensive launched this month against al-Qaida and Taliban in their stronghold close to the Afghan border.

The bomb destroyed much of the Mina Bazaar in Peshawar’s old town, a warren of narrow alleys clogged with stalls and shops selling dresses, toys and cheap jewelry that drew many female shoppers and children in the conservative city.

The blast collapsed buildings, including a mosque, and set scores of shops ablaze. The wounded sat amid burning debris and parts of bodies as a huge plume of gray smoke rose above the city…

Clinton, on her first visit to Pakistan as secretary of state, was a three-hour drive away in the capital, Islamabad, when the blast took place. Speaking to reporters, she praised the army’s anti-Taliban offensive in South Waziristan and offered U.S. support.

"I want you to know this fight is not Pakistan’s alone," Clinton said. "These extremists are committed to destroying what is dear to us as much as they are committed to destroying that which is dear to you and to all people. So this is our struggle as well."

No group claimed responsibility for the bombing, but that is not unusual, especially when the victims are Pakistani civilians. Sahib Gul, a doctor at a nearby hospital, said 91 people were killed and more than 200 injured. He said 60 of the dead were either women or children.

Three bombs have exploded in Peshawar this month, including one that killed more than 50 people. They are part of at least 10 major attacks in Pakistan that have killed 250 people either claimed by or blamed on Taliban militants…

US out of Pakistan!

Oh… wait.

Mrs. Clinton is promising more American involvement.

Don’t the Democrats claim that is the cause of all of the ‘unrest’ over there?

This article was posted by Steve Gilbert on Wednesday, October 28th, 2009. Comments are currently closed.

3 Responses to “Muslims Kills 91 More Muslims In Pakistan”

  1. ilzito guacamolito

    ~ “When I am president, we will wage the war that has to be won,” he told an audience at the Woodrow Wilson Center in the District. He added, “The first step must be to get off the wrong battlefield in Iraq and take the fight to the terrorists in Afghanistan and Pakistan.”
    uttered in August 2007 by the then (and still) campaigning Barack Obama ~

    Mmmm, let’s see…yep, another campaign promise not kept. No time like the present to keep voting “PRESENT”.

  2. proreason

    I say, take their nukes away, make sure Israel is protected, and let the Muslims at each others throats.

    But of course, it won’t happen.

    They are all so peace loving, they would be singing kumbaya with Obamy in a few weeks.

  3. Right of the People

    Maybe they were just welcoming Hillary in their own, quaint jihadi way.

    Kind of like a popular bumper sticker in Maine protesting the “summer” people:

    Welcome to Maine, now go home!




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